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William Mc Namara

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Mc Namara
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1763
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 103 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

William Mc Namara was tried at Old Bailey, London on 10 September 1783 for stealing stone knee buckles with a value of 20 shillings.
http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t17830910-46-defend580&div=t17830910-46#highlight
He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 24 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as seaman.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “a dangerous Fellow, low in cunning”.Described as “a Catholic”.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, date of birth 1763, gender, occupation, crime

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